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World Indigenous Cancer Conference, 2016 | Listen You Women

Dawn Ross, lecturer in Family Wellbeing at Batchelor Institute in Alice Springs, presented the Listen You Women, Your Breasts are Precious video and shared her own breast cancer story at the World Indigenous Cancer Conference (WICC) in Brisbane.

Indigenous communities and health professionals came together for the inaugural World Indigenous Cancer Conference (WICC) at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre in April, 2016. The WICC 2016 theme was Connecting, Communicating, and Collaborating. It was an international event and provided a forum for over 300 delegates from across the globe who discussed the latest findings, developed meaningful collaborations and encouraged quality cancer research.

worldcancerconf1WICC 2016 was hosted by Menzies School of Health Research (Menzies), in partnership with the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and drew on the expertise of leading cancer researchers, public health practitioners, clinicians, advocacy groups and Indigenous community leaders.

Dawn Ross:  Course Coordinator/Lecturer, Family Wellbeing, Further Education: Enterprise and Employment Pathways,  Desert Peoples Centre, Batchelor Institute, Alice Springs.

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